Granuaile Trail 18 : Omay Island

 

Omay Island, Cladaghduff, Connemara.

In July 1586 Grace O'Malley 's eldest son,  Owen O'Flaherty, who had taken refuge on the island, was killed by Captain John Bingham.

 

 

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